There are 10 ways to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train LNER  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$92 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Bristol Bus & Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Dorchester National Express

$39 - $49

8 alternative options

Train CrossCountry  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leamington Spa
  2. Take the train from Leamington Spa to Bournemouth
  3. Take the train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South

$176 - $274

Bus, train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Birmingham, Navigation Street M33
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station) 144
  3. Take the train from Worcester Foregate Street to Weymouth

$127 - $220

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset 367.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Newcastle to Southampton, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Southampton (SOU) NCL - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South

$79 - $243

Fly Newcastle to Bristol, train  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Upwey

$97 - $281

Fly Newcastle to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South

$141 - $397

Fly Newcastle to Exeter, bus  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Exeter (EXT) NCL - EXT
  2. Take the bus from Exeter to Dorchester

$65 - $254

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South

$148 - $357

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset is to bus which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset is to fly and train which costs £60 - £190 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Newcastle upon Tyne and Dorset is 295 miles. The road distance is 367.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 7 h 23 min to get from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset. However, there are services departing from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard and arriving at Puddletown, Dorchester Road Traffic Lights via Bristol Bus & Coach Station and Dorchester, South Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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What companies run services between Newcastle upon Tyne, England and Dorset, England?

You can take a train from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset via London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Leicester Square Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, London Waterloo, Dorchester South, and Dorchester, South Station in around 7 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle upon Tyne to Dorset via Bristol Bus & Coach Station, Dorchester, and Dorchester, South Station in around 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Newcastle to Exeter
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Newcastle to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from London Waterloo to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bournemouth to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to Dorchester South
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leamington Spa
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Leamington Spa to Bournemouth
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Worcester Foregate Street to Weymouth
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$40 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$80 - $150
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Upwey
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Bristol Bus & Coach Station to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Exeter to Dorchester
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street to Birmingham, Navigation Street
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Coastal Liner UK
Phone
01902 633064
Email
info@coastallinerltd.co.uk
Website
coastallinerltd.co.uk
Bus from Birmingham, Smallbrook Queensway to Worcester, Foregate Street Station (Railway Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
Coastal Liner UK

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